Nichola Knight

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Southampton SO14 & Romsey SO51
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Nichola and thank you for viewing my profile.

If you have come to this site,  you are thinking of getting help for yourself, or someone you know.

 I offer a free 30 - 40 minute session.  This time will cover an initial assessment, thus leading us towards a clearer direction of what areas you would like to work on. Within this time you will be able to experience how comfortable a session would be with me allowing you to feel a lot more comfortable going forward.

I really do appreciate the first step is the hardest, however; you have already made the first move towards getting help.  Let me help you take the next step to getting the right help which is especially tailored for you.

There are a vast amount of reasons why you may be wanting to reach out for help. It may be that you are feeling either lost, confused, saddened or even overwhelmed by situations, In turn this can lead to a variety of unwelcomed anxieties, stresses and different forms of depression. When this happens it can take a real toll on you both mentally and physically. For some this can be debilitating.

I am aware different mental health conditions can be brought on by a variety of reasons, and at times you can feel as though it has come out the blue.  For those of you who recognise the cause, whether this may be past or present problems, there is always a way through. For those of you who have no idea why,  we will work through it together; allowing you to begin to see the light at the end of what may seem like an endless task.

Please don’t suffer in silence.  If you feel that you are ready to take the next step then that is great.  I have helped so many people get pass what they felt was the impossible. 

I offer a warm, confidential, safe space for you to be able to talk freely and honestly without any judgment . You will soon see I am a really easy to talk too and get along with, making me the ideal person for those of you who may be shy, nervous or uncomfortable with the thought of counselling.

Whatever you may be going through I am here to help you.

If you feel that this may be right for you, then please send me a message or give me a call and I will get back to you within 48 hrs. 

Training, qualifications & experience

> Level 5  Humanistic Gestalt Counselling

> Level 3 Person-Centered Counselling

> Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT )

> Certified in Coaching

> Work experience within Child and Adolescence Counselling

The experience I have with clients is with people of all ages and a variety of concerns.

I have helped people with many different types of struggles from anxiety disorders, depression and low self esteem. 

I have experience with past traumas which may be due to either abuse, neglect, violence or financial abuse. Please look further on my profile for a full list of the experience I have.

> Private Practice I have been  a successful private practitioner with clients from the ages of 10 yrs old to those in their late sixties. I cater for people of all ages and all problems.  

Past Experiences

> College Counsellor.  Working with ages 16 and over, often including mature students

> Counsellor for No Limits Ltd. Offering my services on a voluntary basis working with young people aged between 12 - 25

> Counsellor for Barnardo's and CAMHS.  Further voluntary placement working with clients with different ages, and a variety of mental health requirements which benefited from counselling

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

Initial consultation rate is Free

Face to Face, Online Sessions and Telephone Sessions

£55 - £60 for a 50/60 minute session  

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My working week is Monday to Friday with the occasional session on the weekend by prior agreement. 

Late sessions can be accommodated as a "one off"  by prior agreement 

Further information

My work covers a wide area with an office based in the central part of Southampton and another in East-Wellow in Romsey.

The Southampton office is located in a historic building. The room is beautiful, spacious light and airy.  Easily accessible for those who live in the surrounding areas. The office is convenient for bus or walking and for those that are driving, parking is available locally.  For those looking to unwind after the session there is restaurants and coffee shops in Oxford Street to enjoy.

The room in Romsey is a beautiful quiet spot which is on a farm.  You have the choice of sitting inside or outside dependent on what it is you like. For some this could be what you need after a session to enjoy the country side on the drive back.

Which ever you choose, you will be able to choose the right atmosphere and comfort suited directly to your personality.

Royal Mail House, Terminus Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3FD

Brooklands Farm, Romsey Road, East Wellow, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6BG

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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